Sermons by Peter Billingham

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Open to God through being church – Sharing.


Psalm 9:1-2; Matthew 28:16-20; Romans 10:9-17; Colossians 1:15-23. At the end of Matthew’s Gospel, the risen Christ – the Lord, to whom all authority in heaven and on earth has been given – appears to his disciples and commissions them. In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit they are to […]

Let’s all pull together.


Nehemiah 3:1-32. Nehemiah calls the people to work and delegates tasks appropriate to their gifts, skills and experience. There are links here with the New Testament image of the Body of Christ, gifts of the Spirit etc. One of the themes that emerges is that serving God is a wonderful privilege but it is also […]

Christ in you.


Colossians 1:24 to 2:5. St. Paul continues to explore the mystery of the gospel and the wonder of “Christ in you, the hope of glory.” (1.27) He is eager for believers, young in the faith and vulnerable, to be united in their understanding of Christ. Whilst emphasizing all that Jesus has done, the apostle also […]

Let your light shine – Beyond adversity.


Isaiah 60 – A vision of what God’s salvation looks like for all the peoples of the world! Darkness and alienation give way to light and reconciliation as God’s glory is displayed. Are we ready to ‘arise and shine’?   The sermon has two short clips from Amy Purdy (see link below), so the sound […]

Living a renewed life


Last in the series “Encountering more with Jesus”. Acts 2:37 – When the people heard this they were cut to the heart and asked “What must we do?”. What will we do in response to our journey through the resurrection appearances of Jesus? Peter’s response saw thousands believe, be baptised, and live in covenant relationship […]